Category: Game Preview

Preview for 5/31/11 A’s Game

Yankees vs Athletics
Tuesday 5/31, 7:05 PM PT at Overstock.com Coliseum
Radio: SportsRadio 95.7 FM
TV: CSNCA, MLBN
Athletics

Brett Anderson

Brett Anderson: Anderson was dominant against the Angels in his last outing. He tossed a three-hit shutout over eight innings and struck out four batters en route to the win. He has allowed just four runs combined in his last three starts.
2011 season
3-4, 2.84 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 56 Ks
vs. Yankees last 5 years
0-3, 4.68 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 19 Ks

Lineup:
1. Crisp, CF
2. DeJesus, RF
3. Jackson, 1B
4. Willingham, DH
5. Sweeny, LF
6. Suzuki, C
7. Ellis, 2B
8. Kouzmanoff, 3B
9. LaRoche, SS

Yankees

Freddy Garcia

Freddy Garcia: Garcia looks to string together back-to-back wins after defeating the Blue Jays with 6 1/3 innings of three-run ball on May 25. The veteran has allowed three runs or fewer in three of his last four starts.
2011 season
3-4, 3.26 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 36 Ks
vs. Athletics last 5 years
0-1, 8.59 ERA, 2.32 WHIP, 7 Ks

Lineup:
1. Jeter, SS
2. Granderson, CF
3. Teixeira, 1B
4. Rodrigues, 3B
5. Cano, 2B
6. Martin, C
7. Swisher, RF
8. Jones, DH
9. Gardner, LF

Bottom Line: This is a must-win game for the A’s!

Preview for 5/30/11 A’s Game

Monday 5/30, 1:05 PM PT at Overstock.com Coliseum
Radio: SportsRadio 95.7 FM
TV: CSNCA

Athletics:
Trevor Cahill: Cahill wasn’t at his best in his last start, giving up back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning to the Angels. He lasted six innings, scattered 10 hits and five walks while being tagged for four runs (three earned) and just his second loss.
2011 Season: 6-2, 2.02 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 56 K’s
vs. Yankees in last 5 years: 0-2, 12.60 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, 6 K’s

Trevor Cahill

Athletics Lineup:
1. Crisp, CF
2. Barton, 1B
3. DeJesus, RF
4. Willingham, LF
5. Matsui, DH
6. Suzuki, C
7. Ellis, 2B
8. Kouzmanoff, 3B
9. Pennington, SS

Yankees:
Bartolo Colon- Against the Blue Jays, Colon pitched five strong innings but faltered in the sixth. A five-run explosion, fueled by three walks — two intentional — led to his third loss of the season. He struck out eight in defeat but walked four overall.
2011 Season: 2-3, 3.77 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 56 K’s
vs. Athletics in last 5 years: 0-2, 7.36 ERA, 1.91 WHIP, 7 K’s

Bartolo Colon

Yankees Lineup:
1. Jeter, SS
2. Granderson, CF
3. Teixeira, 1B
4. Rodriguez, 3B
5. Cano, 2B
6. Martin, C
7. Posada, DH
8. Swisher, RF
9. Gardner, LF
-The A’s are looking to continue their four game winning streak
-The A’s are 20-4 when they score four or more runs in a game, 7-23 when they score less than 4 runs, lets score 4 runs!
-Cahill is looking for his 7th win today
-Don’t leave the ball up in the zone for the Yankees, or they will have a field day on A” pitchers
-The A’s have the best starter’s ERA in the majors
-The A’s are great in day baseball- let’s win!
– Memorial Day= Awesome Hats:

-Let’s welcome back Swish!Yankees vs Athletics

Preview for 5/26/11 A’s Game

May 29th, 1:05 PT

G. Moscoso (1-0, 0.00) Moscoso filled in well for the injured Tyson Ross on Tuesday. He tossed six shutout innings and allowed only three hits as he helped the A’s snap a six-game skid as well as notch a win in his first outing of the season.

Guillermo Moscoso


1. Crisp, CF
2. Barton, 1B
3. Jackson, LF
4. Willingham, DH
5. Suzuki, C
6. DeJesus, RF
7. Ellis, 2B
8. Kouzmanoff, 3B
9. Pennington, SS

Orioles:
Z. Britton (5-2, 2.35)- Britton received his third straight no-decision on Tuesday night against the Royals. After battling for six innings, the southpaw gave up three earned runs on nine hits, but received just two runs of support.

Zach Britton


1. Pie, LF
2. Jones, CF
3. Markakis, RF
4. Guerrero, DH
5. Wieters, C
6. Scott, 1B
7. Hardy, SS
8. Reynolds, 3B
9. Andino, 2B

-The A’s are going for the sweep of the Orioles today
-The A’s are 19-4 when they score four or more runs in a game, 7-23 when they score less than 4 runs, lets score 4 runs!
-Moscoso can get the win for the A’s
-Geren should get tossed in the first inning just so the A’s win the game
-Put Fuentes in if it is a save situation, not with the bases loaded, bottom nine, tied 3-3!
-Bailey is off the DL, Cramer to AAA, expect to see Bailey sometime in the game
-The A’s are great in day baseball- let’s win!